WASHINGTON, DC (USA)- The Pew Charitable Trusts has worked with eight countries and territories around the world in recent years to establish shark sanctuaries, implementing policies that ban commercial fishing of sharks and possession of fishing gear used to target them.
Enforcing laws in these sanctuaries, which can span millions of square kilometers, may seem like a daunting task. Yet officials in such places as the Marshall Islands, Honduras, and Palau have proved that they do enforce sanctuary laws and that their countries can benefit from strong shark protections.
See the video below on what enforcing laws in shark sanctuaries is all about.
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